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Market Comment

The EYCI has fallen!

No new records set this week, the EYCI has fallen, but fortunately not to an earthshattering degree. However, the heat seems to have come out

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Market Comment

Roma driving the EYCI-1000

It’s hardly a surprise, but the EYCI has breached the 1000ȼ/kg level and Roma, QLD, has been one of the main contributors to it reaching

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Market Analysis

Percentiles – July 2021

Mecardo’s Percentiles update for July 2021. Click below to view the latest report Grains Oilseeds Sheep and lambs Cattle Wool Dairy Fuel Percentiles are an important

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Market Analysis

Asia hungry for grainfed beef

Australian grain-fed beef exports are on the rise, having increased by one third in the past decade. The biggest customer of Australian beef – Japan

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Market Analysis

Aussie beef exports slide again

Total Australian beef export volumes continue to decline, with export volumes dipping again by 4% in June. The previously strong volumes to South Korea seem

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Research: Analysis of the Australian sheep flock

In this report for LiveCorp and MLA, we analysed the historical trends in the demographics of the Australian sheep flock, examining domestic factors that influence farm-level enterprise decision making. 

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